Leo Messi in training on Monday/ PHOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB

The first team squad were back in training on Monday evening after a couple of days off. Although the international players were still missing, Messi (thigh), Iniesta (knee) and Vermaelen (hamstring) all took part in the session as they continue with their recoveries.

Luis Enrique was able to call on Ter Stegen, Montoya, Piqué, Xavi, Luis Suárez, Douglas, Adriano, Alves, Sergi Roberto and B team keeper  José Aurelio Suárez. Sergi Roberto was released from the Spanish Under 21 squad as he was suspended for the game against Austria.

Jordi Masip, who is recovering from a broken finger, worked apart from the rest of the squad.

Bravo and Mathieu back on Tuesday

Claudio Bravo has asked not to play in Chile’s game against Haiti scheduled for late on Tuesday night and it is expected that he will be back at the Camp Nou on Tuesday French defender  Jérémy Mathieu will also be back on Tuesday after playing for France at the weekend.

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